​Launch of Eutelsat’s Konnect Africa broadband service

Press Releases   •   Jun 22, 2017 11:35 CEST

The Konnect Africa broadband venture set up by Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) has this month officially launched new-generation services, starting in Benin, Cameroon, Kenya, Lesotho, Nigeria, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania and Uganda.


Miriem Bensalah Chaqroun steps down from the Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications

Press Releases   •   Jun 12, 2017 07:45 CEST

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that Miriem Bensalah Chaqroun will step down from its Board of Directors with immediate effect to comply with regulations governing the plurality of offices.


Sport propels growing popularity of Ultra HD

Blog posts   •   Jun 09, 2017 16:02 CEST

From 8 to 11 June, the final matches of the Roland-Garros French Open are being broadcast live and in Ultra HD via FRANSAT, Eutelsat’s free-to-view platform for French TV homes. This new initiative highlights the Ultra HD momentum set by sport and the key role satellites are playing in the emergence of a spectacular viewing format.


EUTELSAT 172B satellite begins ascent to geo

Press Releases   •   Jun 09, 2017 09:55 CEST

Launched last Friday by an Ariane 5 rocket, the EUTELSAT 172B satellite has entered a new phase of its journey in space with the initiation of the ascent to geostationary orbit. The first European high power electric satellite, built by Airbus, will take approximately four months to complete the climb to 172° East, monitored by Eutelsat and Airbus from Toulouse using a dedicated ...


Eutelsat signs new launch contract with Arianespace

Press Releases   •   Jun 02, 2017 07:22 CEST

Following the launch earlier today of the EUTELSAT 172B satellite, Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces a new launch services contract with Arianespace.


EUTELSAT 172B satellite soars into space

Press Releases   •   Jun 02, 2017 04:55 CEST

The EUTELSAT 172B satellite of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) was successfully launched into space tonight by an Ariane 5 rocket that took off at 23.45 GMT (20.45 Kourou time, 01.45 CET). The first telemetry data has been received from the 3.5 tonne satellite and preparations are now ongoing for solar array deployment on 3 June and deployment 22 hours later of robotic arm.


Burkina Faso selects Eutelsat to accelerate nationwide roll-out of digital television

Press Releases   •   May 30, 2017 10:27 CEST

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced a multi-year agreement for satellite capacity with Société burkinabè de télédiffusion (SBT), the public agency deploying DTT channels across Burkina Faso.


Aero Mobility, the Final Frontier

Blog posts   •   May 22, 2017 15:43 CEST

Arilines are increasingly leveraging connectivity through passenger mobile apps and devices to increase brand engagement and provide a seamless on-line experience from home to airport, boarding and in-flight, and to destination. Mobility services, principally in-flight, are one of Eutelsat’s fastest-growing activities.


Agreement reached with Abertis on sale of Eutelsat stake in Hispasat

Press Releases   •   May 19, 2017 08:31 CEST

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) and Abertis Group have reached an agreement on the sale of Eutelsat’s 33.69% stake in Hispasat to Abertis. It follows the initiation of the process in July 2016 when Eutelsat exercised the put option granted in 2008 by Abertis, Hispasat’s majority shareholder.


Eutelsat Video Industry Survey: Ultra HD Focus

Blog posts   •   May 18, 2017 12:00 CEST

Eutelsat’s latest Industry Survey focuses on Ultra HD, with an in-depth, across the board look at how key players see this innovative broadcasting format evolving. Claudia Vaccarone, Eutelsat’s Head of Market Research & Customer Experience, discusses the report.

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